PBA: Matthew Wright is not worried about the team after loss to SMB

Philip Matel on May 30, 2018 10:44 PM
PBA: Matthew Wright is not worried about the team after loss
Despite all that jazz, Matthew Wright is confident about the team's current standing.

Even though the Phoenix Fuel Masters fall back to .500 after losing to the San Miguel Beermen, sharpshooter Matthew Wright says there's nothing to be afraid of.

The Fil-Canadian Wright finished with 17 points on a dismal 7/21 shooting, including a forgettable performance from beyond the arc on a 3/13 clip.

"We played hard. We played really hard today. I felt like we gave ourselves a chance to win. We played well in the first half, I thought we were gonna be there at the end of the game, but... there's nothing much I can comment, man. I don't wanna get in trouble. I'll just leave it at that," he said after the game.

Leading by 12 at the half, 49-37, it was San Miguel that revved up the engines and scored 69 points to Phoenix's 45. Furthermore, the Beermen clogged the paint and torched the nets for a 17-1 blitz to end the game.

"A lot of things went wrong. They scored more points than us in the second half -- they killed us in the second half. It was like they finally jelled today after three games. It looked like they finally got into rhythm and got used to each other. They're a good team. There's nothing we can really do about that."

Despite all that jazz, Wright is confident about the team's current standing, sitting at fifth place with a 3-3 slate, tied with the Columbian Dyip and the Globalport Batang Pier.

"I'm not worried about us. We've been playing well. Eugene has been playing well for us, so... We just have to forget about this game. We have to have amnesia, and come back."

 

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